SHREWSBURY TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY—UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police say that the northbound lanes of Interstate 83 from the Maryland line to the Shrewsbury exit in York County have been reopened to traffic. The highway was shutdown for about 90 minutes this afternoon while haz mat crews cleaned up an estimated 100 gallons of spill diesel fuel. A tractor trailer jack knifed and overturned rupturing its fuel tanks. There were no injuries.
PREVIOUS: A crash involving a tractor trailer has caused State Police to shutdown the northbound lanes of Interstate 83 near the Maryland line. The crash happened at around 2 o'clock this afternoon. The big rig overturned spilling more than 100 gallons of diesel onto the highway.
The driver of a car trying to avoid the jack knifed rig lost control and ran off the roadway and went down an embankment. No one was injured in the mishap.
Emergency crews from Pennsylvania and Maryland responded to the scene to cleanup the spilled fuel.